Genesis 48:18
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English Standard Version
And Joseph said to his father, “Not this way, my father; since this one is the firstborn, put your right hand on his head.”

King James Bible
And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father: for this is the firstborn; put thy right hand upon his head.

American Standard Version
And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father; for this is the first-born; put thy right hand upon his head.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to his father: It should not be so, my father: for this is the first- born, put thy right hand upon his head.

English Revised Version
And Joseph said unto his father, Not so, my father: for this is the firstborn; put thy right hand upon his head.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joseph said to his father, Not so, my father; for this is the first-born; put thy right hand upon his head.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Joseph then, in order to prepare his sons for the reception of the blessing, brought them from between the knees of Israel, who was sitting with the youths between his knees and embracing them, and having prostrated himself with his face to the earth, he came up to his father again, with Ephraim the younger on his right hand, and Manasseh the elder on the left, so that Ephraim stood at Jacob's right hand, and Manasseh at his left.

Genesis 48:18 Parallel Commentaries

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Not so.

Genesis 19:18 And Lot said to them, Oh, not so, my LORD:

Exodus 10:11 Not so: go now you that are men, and serve the LORD; for that you did desire. And they were driven out from Pharaoh's presence.

Matthew 25:9 But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go you rather to them that sell...

Acts 10:14 But Peter said, Not so, Lord; for I have never eaten any thing that is common or unclean.

Acts 11:8 But I said, Not so, Lord: for nothing common or unclean has at any time entered into my mouth.

for this.

Genesis 27:15 And Rebekah took goodly raiment of her oldest son Esau, which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob her younger son:

Genesis 29:26 And Laban said, It must not be so done in our country, to give the younger before the firstborn.

Genesis 43:33 And they sat before him, the firstborn according to his birthright, and the youngest according to his youth...

Genesis 49:3 Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:

Cross References
Genesis 48:17
When Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it displeased him, and he took his father's hand to move it from Ephraim's head to Manasseh's head.

Genesis 48:19
But his father refused and said, "I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great. Nevertheless, his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his offspring shall become a multitude of nations."

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